Product Management Blog Retrospective

The Product Coalition

What I Learned from a Year of Product Management Blogging. Write your Passion There are many reasons why people start writing blogs. In my blog, this was not the case. I started writing a blog about a year ago in order to express my thoughts. Pick a Theme There are many blogs on product management and many of them I follow. I decided to focus on the soft side of product management. I try to bring these aspects into the blog.

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We killed the blog. We hope you like it.

Inside Intercom

While other parts of our website had evolved to reflect those new realities the blog remained a relatively basic WordPress setup. Time to kill the blog. The most successful blogs are usually very personal and tied to a particular worldview or area of expertise. The blog is dead.

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Welcome to PMLesson's Blog!

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

How do great product managers break into the industry for the first time? At PMLesson, we're dedicated to providing a wealth of information helping aspiring product managers land their dream job. Introducing: PMLesson's Blog. Path to PM Series : How did great product managers get their first PM job? That's why we're also eager to solicit potential blog ideas from the community. Submit blog requests to submissions@pmlesson.com.

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5 Killer Blog Posts on Products and Product Management

Craft.io

It’s even harder to find truly valuable blog content for product managers. He outlines the most important elements in the publishing process, makes sense of CPM vs. CPA and generally teaches product managers to think like advertisers.

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The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

1User Demands Are Ever-Changing… Any product manager knows the disruptive nature of innovation –. with manageable, predictible increments of effort MORE VALUE M OR E. For example, a sales manager. manager can compare a claim against similar claims within the.

Guest Blog: Customer Service in Retail – Infographic

Mironov Consulting

If mistakes are made, and there will always be customer service missteps along the way, it’s vital that the management and staff learn from the mistakes. Roleplaying is a great way to train staff, but management might even consider a third party to come in to cover some training at the onset.

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280 Group’s Top Product Management Blog Posts of 2018

280 Group

Our Product Management and Product Marketing blog has been sharing content and engaging readers for over a decade. Video interview with Senior Consultant/Trainer, Tom Evans, Product Management and Product Marketing expert. Video] 3 Secrets to Successful Product Management.

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Want to hire great designers? Start a blog.

Inside Intercom

A few years ago I came out of a meeting with my product manager where we talked about the next feature we should build. We’ve found that our blog is one of the most effective ways to attract great people. By writing a blog that’s aimed at other startups and designers we can talk about our mission, our values and our process to help readers get an inside look into what it’s like to work with us. Start a blog.

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How to Get More Product Management From Your Product Managers

Proficientz – Product Management University

The same philosophy applies to the product management function. Here are three steps to help you get more product management from your product managers. Create a product line manager or portfolio manager position responsible for the direction of all eight products.

B2B Product Manager Magazine December 2018

Proficientz – Product Management University

The B2B Product Manager Magazine December 2018 is now available. If that theme resonates, a portfolio approach to managing, marketing and selling your products is the key to success. Blog: High-Octane Product Management. Product Management Playbook.

B2B Product Manager Magazine November 2018

Proficientz – Product Management University

The B2B Product Manager Magazine November 2018 is now available. As Proficientz begins year 18, our customer success framework for managing, marketing and selling solutions is still the only one of its kind. Blog: High-Octane Product Management.

Building a Stronger Product Management Organization: A Different Take on “Team”

Proficientz – Product Management University

As product management goes, so goes the rest of the organization. Here’s a different take on the team aspect of product management and how it strengthens the product management organization along with marketing, sales and customer on-boarding teams.

Pursuing a Product Management Career: The #1 Skill

Proficientz – Product Management University

There are many skills that are important for success in a product management career, but there’s one that stands head and shoulders above all the rest. Let’s start with the ultimate goal of a product manager. Start Your Product Management Career Today.

How Product Managers Get Promoted

Sequent Learning

The post How Product Managers Get Promoted appeared first on Sequent Learning Networks. BLOG FEATURED PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

Product Management Rockstars

The Product Bistro

I read a post today by Tom Leung on his blog, “Always be Shipping” that got me thinking. The premise of the posting was that only superstars need to apply. As someone in my earlier days who viewed himself with many of the qualities that are being sought, and to a large degree still lives […]. PM Tales essentials

Persuasion Tips For Product Managers

The Secret PM Handbook

I’ve been doing product management a long time, and over time my presentation skills have just naturally gotten more polished. In addition, I have been doing product management for years and I wrote a book on it.

A New Focus On Product Management Opportunity

The Secret PM Handbook

This blog has been going for a long long time. It started as a site to share ideas and lessons I’ve learned in my career as a product manager for enterprise software products. And it raised a question: could I make the blog more valuable to you? Product Management

What Is Product Management?

Sequent Learning

The post What Is Product Management? BLOG FEATURED PRODUCT MANAGEMENTappeared first on Sequent Learning Networks.

Product Management vs Project Management (updated)

Sequent Learning

Recently, a product manager lamented that he was stuck […]. The post Product Management vs Project Management (updated) appeared first on Sequent Learning Networks. BLOG PRODUCT MANAGEMENT Steven Haines

Product Management Responsibilities: Eventually, It’s About Products

Proficientz – Product Management University

Product management responsibilities look completely different if you view them through the lens of the customer. For solution providers though, products are the basis for all things revenue and that can cloud the true objective of a product management function and how it operates. Success in product management and product marketing is first and foremost about understanding what your target customers want to accomplish and why it’s a priority.

Value-Based Product Roadmaps: They Should Mirror a Customer Org Chart (Video)

Proficientz – Product Management University

Value based product roadmaps should be structured like a customer org chart so that the business value of your product investment priorities is clear to executives, senior managers and users. Blog Strategy & Product Planning

Hiring the Right Product Manager

Proficientz – Product Management University

When it comes to hiring the right product manager, there’s no foolproof technique. Product management positions are among the toughest to fill due to the broad range of skills and experience that make for success in any given environment. A successful product manager in one organization doesn’t always translate to a successful product manager in another organization because the circumstances may be very different. The Situational Product Management Interview.

Announcing The Secret Product Manager Handbook

The Secret PM Handbook

I’m excited to announce The Secret Product Manager Handbook is available for pre-order ! When I started in product management, there were no classes, books, or online resources for product managers. Readers of this blog have seen this before, of course.).

A New Focus On Product Management Opportunity

The Secret PM Handbook

This blog has been going for a long long time. It started as a site to share ideas and lessons I’ve learned in my career as a product manager for enterprise software products. And it raised a question: could I make the blog more valuable to you? Product Management

A New Focus On Product Management Opportunity

The Secret PM Handbook

This blog has been going for a long long time. It started as a site to share ideas and lessons I’ve learned in my career as a product manager for enterprise software products. And it raised a question: could I make the blog more valuable to you? Product Management

Today’s Product Manager vs. 20 Years Ago | Great Sales Discovery | Avoiding Buyer’s Remorse Acquisitions

Proficientz – Product Management University

The B2B Product Manager Magazine July 2018 is now available. On the product management side of the house, we look back 20 years to examine how the persona of the product manager has evolved and what it means for today’s product managers. In This Issue: Blog: High-Octane Product Management. Do Some Tactical Product Management Before Your Next Strategic Acquisition. In the Trenches FAQs: For Inquiring Product Management Minds.

Three Things Salespeople Need from Product Managers

280 Group

The topic of this blog and video is three things that salespeople require from you, the Product Manager. The post Three Things Salespeople Need from Product Managers appeared first on 280 Group Product Management. Product Management Demand Generation Sales YouTube Video

Why Product Thinking is the Future for Product Management

Mind the Product

I believe the future of product management is product thinking. Just adding more product managers, is not the answer. In 2015, Martin Eriksson wrote an article about the history of product management. I see a big opportunity for product management to learn from these communities.

Mental Models for Product Managers – Part 2

The Secret PM Handbook

In this part we dive into what you really came here for – product management-specific mental models. Why are product management-related mental models different? We have some great mental models in product management. So, there will be more coming in future blog posts.

Product Management Workshops That Mean Business

Sequent Learning

The post Product Management Workshops That Mean Business appeared first on Sequent Learning Networks. BLOG PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

Do Some Tactical Product Management Before Your Next Strategic Acquisition

Proficientz – Product Management University

If your organization is making acquisitions to deliver more strategic value to the customer, some tactical product management might be in order before your next purchase. Before the hunt for your next strategic acquisition begins, there’s a bit of tactical product management that will go a long way toward preventing buyer’s remorse. Product Management’s Pre-Acquisition Deliverables. Blog Strategy & Product Planning

Am I a Product Manager or a Product Owner? Part 2

bpma ProductHub

By Ellen Gottesdiener Part 2: 5 Ways to Untangle the Mess In part 1 of this blog, I outlined the confusion between what a Product Manager does and what a Product Owner does. The difference and overlaps between product management and product ownership work illustrated how activities span both strategic and tactical product management.

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Yes, Product Managers really are Superheroes (No Exaggeration!)

Sequent Learning

? The First Experience The first exercise we do in our product management essentials workshops is to have the participant teams (there are typically 4-5 teams grouped by tables) list the challenges that a product manager faces and then draw a picture of a Product Manager.

Why Product Managers Become Practice Managers in an Agile Environment

Proficientz – Product Management University

If you’re a product manager, how fun would it be if you actually got to steer the product ship as outlined in your job description! Incorporate these responsibilities into your next agile product manager job description and have fun doing product management the way it was meant to be! There are two common scenarios that product management teams face when making the shift from waterfall to Agile development. Becoming a Practice Manager.

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Learning Product Management from an Entrepreneur

Sequent Learning

The post Learning Product Management from an Entrepreneur appeared first on Sequent Learning Networks. BLOG PRODUCT MANAGEMENT Steven HainesThere was an article in from Entrepreneur.com entitled “What Not to Do.”

Product Manager vs Product Owner: The Simple Distinction

Proficientz – Product Management University

In the world of agile software development, the product manager vs product owner confusion is hardly new. This problem has existed as long as software and product managers have been around. Basics on the Product Owner and Product Manager Roles. The “what & why” function is typically the responsibility of the product manager. Related Article: Agile is Killing the Traditional Product Manager – A Good Thing for B2B Software Companies.

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Mastering Product Management Processes

Sequent Learning

The post Mastering Product Management Processes appeared first on Sequent Learning Networks. BLOG FEATURED PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

Why Product Management is NOT Project Management

The Product Coalition

Then, the invention of technology and modern work required the development of management processes. The triumph of mass products like the car, the television or even the personal computer had a lot to do with the application of organizational doctrines like Project Management.

The Best Product Management Events Happening in 2017

UserVoice

There are plenty of fantastic ways to keep your product management skills sharp and keep up with evolving industry trends and new technologies. There’s no shortage of product management blogs, podcasts, and reading lists out there to keep you in the know. Product Management

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Product Management is Culture Management

Mind the Product

Or “ How to Manage Software Development in Teams who Think Nothing Like you “ Product management has two diversity problems. And then there’s me, their Russian product manager who was born in Poland, raised in Russia, and then studied in Japan.